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Salt Lake City, Utah hit by 5.7M earthquake

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Posted at 6:44 AM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 09:44:01-04

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, early Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

This was the state's largest earthquake since 1992, according to Utah Emergency Management.

The quake was reported shortly after 7 a.m. local time.

Power has been knocked out in some areas, according to Utah Emergency Management.

Utah Emergency Management is warning residents they will likely feel aftershocks the rest of the day.